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New equipment or position of Jupiter?

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Hey all, I just started imaging the planets again after a long break. I have just purchased some new equipment a ZWO ASI224MC and skywatcher ADC (replacement for SPC900). I have read a lot about image quality depending on the height of the planets. The image shows top row images I took in Dec 2012 SPC900 ( looks like the world did not end 🙂 ) and bottom row July 2019 224MC. Would the difference I am seeing in quality be down to just position or am I not setting the new camera correctly? Thanks for any more image examples or help.

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I would say its the altitude.

And the seeing has been mainly awful this year.

Try auto colour balance in Registax.

 

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Altitude, I've seen a difference as big as that between last year and this year!

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